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Special Education Paraprofessionals support high school students (up to age 21) with disabilities under the direction of a certificated special education teacher by modeling the necessary skills to perform assignments; following educational and specific behavioral plans; modeling appropriate behaviors and interactions with students and staff; and assisting students by providing for special health care needs. Assist with maintaining accurate records of student attendance, behavior, and grades. Assist with monitoring/charting behavioral and instructional progress for the students; assist with maintaining behavioral management system for students; assist with establishing a varied environment which accommodates the differing ways that students learn. Work collaboratively with others to provide support to all students. Employees in this classification may receive a variety of assignments including classroom support, one-on-one, etc.


Must hold a Paraprofessional License or obtain a Paraprofessional License (requirements include: passing the Parapro Test -OR- completion of 60 hours of college coursework needed to apply for licensure). CPI certification is beneficial. Excellent Communication Skills, experience working with diverse populations. An understanding and a commitment to the philosophy that all students can be successful. Ability to build rapport with students, staff, parents and community members.


Salary based on established salary schedule

Additional Notes

Multiple positions available

How to Apply

Mt. Vernon Township High School District #201 is seeking paraprofessionals for the 2022-2023 School Year. Applications, letters of interest and resumes can be submitted using the following link: https://www.applitrack.com/mvths/onlineapp/

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